Category Archives: online dating

What Stirs You? Create a Summer Singles Event and Win!

A year ago, did something interesting to expand the world of online dating.  They took things offline with their’s Stir, offline singles events for members. In just one year…Match has hosted 2,850 events – broken down, that’s 14 events each day, 75 events a week, 320 events per month! Match has collaborated with over 1,200 venues and partners,… Read more »

The micro-blogging site that changed the world…

Seven years ago today, a site launched that would change my life. 18 months later I would find out about it and sign up. I learned about Twitter at work. I was reading some article about marketing and the author mentioned this new micro-blogging site that was starting to take off. At first, I didn’t get it. As you can… Read more »

Dating via the internet

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Patience is not one of my strong points. I miss my boyfriend so damn much. It’s ridiculous. Part of me wants to just visit him for a weekend to rejuvenate myself. But, you know what’s almost as good? A Skype date. It’s cheaper and quicker. When you’re a thousand and a half miles away from the love of your life,… Read more »

Singles: Not Doomed

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The other day I got a Google Alert about “dating in Sacramento.” The local Fox affiliate did a piece called Dating in Sacramento, Are Singles Doomed? Instantly, I was pissed off. It wasn’t because the folks at Fox40 didn’t ask a Sacramento dating blogger for her opinion after documenting years in the local dating scene…it was because of this thought… Read more »

Romance: It ain’t dead.

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Valentine’s Day and my very first valentine was 1,500 miles away. I come home from work. Nothing in the mail for me. Sadness and frustration begin to set in. I text Paul. No response. I was this close to throwing on sweats and calling it a day, but instead put on a purple shirt I hate and jeans just in… Read more »

Single People: Have a Hopeful Valentine’s Day

For the first time in my life, I have a Valentine. Oh what a Valentine. He makes me laugh. We seem to be on the same wavelength or page about everything. I am head over heels in love with him. It’s nothing short of a miracle. This time last year, I was lonely, bitter, and pretty much convinced that I’d… Read more » Studies Singles in America

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What does it mean to be single in America? put together a study with some interesting results. They selected their survey sample based on the US census with a representative sample of ethnicity, gender, geography, age, etc. Dr. Helen Fisher presented their findings to some single/dating bloggers in New York City this past Saturday. Here are a few things… Read more »